Nickel defense

noun phrase

A defensive formation in which a fifth defensive back is added to cover an almost certain pass receiver (1980s+ Football)


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    adjective nickel-and-dime; trivial, insignificant Usage Note slang

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    [nik-uh l-uh n-dahym] /ˈnɪk əl ənˈdaɪm/ Informal. adjective 1. of little or no importance; trivial; petty: a nickel-and-dime business that soon folded. verb (used with object), nickel-and-dimed or nickeled-and-dimed, nickel-and-diming or nickeling-and-diming. 2. to expose to financial hardship or bankruptcy by the accumulation of small expenses, bills, etc.: We’re being nickel-and-dimed to death by these […]

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